Maggie Lo

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Seattle’s Newest Poke Place Lands on 12th Avenue

Seattle’s newest poke place, <b>Newport Poke</b>, opened on Friday at 722 12th Ave, across the street from Seattle University. Lest you think this is just another carbon copy following the ever-popular trend, take heart: Here, you have the option of adding Flamin’ Hot Cheetos to your poke bowl.<p>Otherwise, …

Seattle

Too Much Nighttime iPhone Use May Have Long-Term Health Consequences

From the editors of ELLE.com, this goes beyond just messing with your sleep.<p>Can't tear yourself away from Pinterest when it's time for bed? You might be seriously hurting yourself. According to a new study published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, using gadgets before bed can …

Sleep

Maple and Walnut Cornbread Recipe

Toasted walnuts give this tender, maple syrup-sweetened cornbread a nice crunch.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Preheating the pan and coating it with butter creates the dark crusty with a light nutty flavor<br>• Using sour cream along with buttermilk increases the mild tanginess and overall flavor of the …

What the Heck is Caul Fat?

<i>Every Friday, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook helps us get to know our favorite cuts of meat a little bit better – and introduces us to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Wrap your sausage and pâtés in lacy caul fat -- they'll look prettier and</i> …

Homemade Sauerkraut is the Best Fermented Gift

In this time of year filled with cookie exchanges and ubiquitous fruitcakes, why not rebel and give something that’s both tasty and healthy?<p>In this …

How to Make Energy Bars at Home

Making your own energy bars is easy—watch this video to learn how.<p>Why shell out $5 when you can make energy bars at home? Packed with tons of flavor and punch, these DIY super snacks will power you through your most hectic days.<p>All awesome energy bars follow this formula:<p><b>BINDER</b><p>This doubles as your …

Healthy Eating

The Best American Winter Road Trips

On the spectrometer of thrills, winter driving lies somewhere between utilitarian necessity and white-knuckle extreme sport. But now that gas is affordable and holiday lights are twinkling from the East Coast to L.A., it’s time to hit the open road and give the ultimate test to your car’s …

Hiking

The Food Lab: How to Make The Ultimate Creamy Spinach Lasagna

I'm not really much of a sleeper. No matter how often I try and no matter what method I take, I simply can't get into bed and nod off until four or five hours before I have to wake up. For a while this concerned me (and particularly concerned my wife), but to be honest, I don't feel tired, and I …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

Tomatillo Recipes

A cousin of the tomato, fresh tomatillos impart a citrusy tartness to stews, dips, bloody marys, and more. Cooking them deepens their flavor and …

Cooking

DIY: 7 Best Natural Mosquito Bite Remedies

I’m a romantic, and so at the risk of facing commenter-wrath, I’m going to say it: The season’s first mosquito bite isn’t such a bad thing. It’s how …

The Great American Beer Hunt; Food and Conflict

· The Search for Great American Beer [Smithsonian]<br>· Ottolenghi and Gaza Kitchen Authors on Food and Conflict [BA]<br>· Sexism in Restaurant Kitchens [Jezebel]<br>· Menu: Recreating a 1994 Dinner Party [Saveur]<br>· Questions About ChocoChicken, Answered [Midtown Lunch]<br>· The Rise of Restaurant Trailers [First …

Zucchini Fritters (Kolokitho Keftedes)

Mix zucchini and salt in a strainer; set a weighted plate on top; let drain for 30 minutes. Transfer zucchini to a tea towel; squeeze out liquid. Mix …

Zucchini

The Best Ice Cream Sandwich You'll Make This Summer, Step by Step

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: An incredibly tender ice cream sandwich proves that olive oil and chocolate are forever the perfect pair.</i><p>The key to …

#TheLIST: The 25 Best Hotels in the World

Tom Marchant, co-founder of Black Tomato, shared his favorite properties exclusively with BAZAAR.com.<p><i>Tom Marchant is the co-founder of luxury travel company and trip planner, Black Tomato, which delivers luxe experiences around the world via inspiring itineraries and access to the globe's</i> …

Herbed Shrimp with Capellini and Spicy Bread Crumbs

There is no substitute for all of the great things that happen to pasta dishes like this one when you finish them with the brilliantly crunchy …

How the (Homemade) Sausage Is Made

It seems daunting, but yes, you can make sausage at home. Here's everything you need to know to take on this rewarding project<p><b>I don’t believe in magic</b>, but I believe in sausage. Grind cheap, less popular meat, season the heck out of it, pack it into a tube, and voilà—links way more delicious and …

BBQ

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

Healthy Eating

Have Your Beer and Eat it Too

Grilled Lime and Herb Beer Chicken I have a beer fridge in my office!! There…<p>Stouts and Scouts: No-Churn Thin Mint Beer Ice Cream. Ten-minute prep! …

Cooking

Thai Vegetable Slaw with Sriracha, Lime & Nut Butter Dressing

Adapted from The Fresh Energy Cookbook<p>(1) medium zucchini, julienned or chopped thin<br>• (1) medium carrot, peeled and julienned<br>• (2) cup shredded purple …

Breakfast

Millet & Pumpkin Winter Salad

We had written a long and admonishing post about exercise here. About how we can’t fool ourselves that we live healthy just because we eat well. We …

Focaccia Recipe - Italian Flat Bread with Rosemary and Sea Salt

There's an Easier Way to Make a Batch of Caramelized Onions

<b>Thinly slice all the onions:</b> Peel and thinly slice all of the onions into half-moons. Transfer all the onions to the slow cooker — the slow cooker …

Onions

13 Foods to Help You Burn Calories (and Fat)

Try these foods to spike the metabolism, release fat, and eliminate toxins<p>We know, it sounds like it's too good to be true. But there actually are some things you can eat that spike the metabolism, trigger hormones that release fat, and eliminate toxins that make it hard for your body to shed …

The Only French Toast Recipe You'll Ever Need

We're firm believers that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but not for the reasons that usually inspire this saying. No, breakfast is the most important meal simply because it's the best. Think about it, breakfast is the time when pancakes, bacon, cinnamon rolls, sausage, eggs and …

30 Super Efficient Ways to Pack Your Stuff

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a month-long honey moon, or for your first year of college, you want to make the most of what you pack. Not just seeing how much you can jam in your suitcase, but having your clothes, shoes, toiletries, and more arrive at your destination as easy to …

Camping